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Top 20 sad RomComs

Top 20 sad RomComs

Top 20 sad RomComsTop 20 sad RomComs.  Sad romantic comedies, referred to as romcoms, combine elements of romance, comedy and drama to offer a mix of laughter and tears. They usually get more serious towards the end to really get you into the film.

But what’s happened to RomComs?  Why are they so “cheezy” nowadays?  It’s like they’ve ran out of good ideas and just throw in a load of cheeze to make up for it.

Here’s our list of 20 sad romcom movies that have touched audiences’ hearts over the years – and are not the usual run-of-the-mill modern cheeze!  🙂

1. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004) – A unique story of a couple who undergo a procedure to erase memories of each other after a painful breakup.

2. 500 Days of Summer (2009) – An unconventional love story told out of chronological order, exploring the ups and downs of a relationship.

3. The Fault in Our Stars (2014) – Based on the bestselling novel, this film tells the story of two cancer-stricken teenagers who fall in love.

4. A Walk to Remember (2002) – A story about the transformative power of love between a rebellious high school student and a minister’s daughter.

5. One Day (2011) – Following the lives of two friends who meet on the same date each year, this film spans two decades of their
evolving relationship.

6. The Vow (2012) – Inspired by a true story, this movie portrays a woman who loses her memory in a car accident and her husband’s efforts to win her heart again.

7. Me Before You (2016) – A young woman becomes a caregiver for a quadriplegic man, leading to a profound and emotional connection. (Great film!!)

8. The Time Traveller’s Wife (2009) – A man with a genetic disorder involuntarily time-travels, causing complications in his marriage.

9. My Best Friend’s Wedding (1997) – A woman realizes she’s in love with her best friend just as he’s about to marry someone else.

10. Definitely, Maybe (2008) – A father recounts his romantic history to his daughter, who’s trying to figure out which of his ex-
girlfriends became her mother.

11. Blue Valentine (2010) – This film explores the disintegration of a couple’s marriage through flashbacks and present-day scenes.

12. Begin Again (2013) – A heart-warming story of a broken hearted musician and a down-on-his-luck music producer who find solace in creating music together.

13. Silver Linings Playbook (2012) – Two emotionally unstable individuals form an unlikely bond as they struggle with their personal issues.

14. The Break-Up (2006) – A comedy that follows a couple’s breakup and their attempts to coexist in the same apartment.

15. Punch-Drunk Love (2002) – A quirky, unconventional romance featuring Adam Sandler as a socially awkward man who finds love unexpectedly.

16. High Fidelity (2000) – A record store owner revisits his past relationships in an attempt to understand why they all failed.

17. Garden State (2004) – A struggling actor returns home for his mother’s funeral and finds love and meaning in unexpected places.

18. Crazy, Stupid, Love (2011) – A middle-aged man gets dating advice from a smooth-talking bachelor after his marriage falls apart.

19. Lost in Translation (2003) – An aging actor and a lonely newlywed form a deep connection while in Tokyo.

20. In the Land of Women (2007) – A young man escapes his own romantic problems by becoming involved with a mother and her daughters.


These movies offer a blend of laughter, romance, and moments that will tug at your heartstrings, making them perfect choices for those seeking a mix of emotions in their romantic comedies.

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